Comments on: An open letter to Puerto Rico Governor Fortuño http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/ Bridges, budgets, bonds Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:29:08 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: marimar7 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-1777 Wed, 10 Oct 2012 01:50:26 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-1777 Hon.Luis fortuno, gobernador de Puerto Rico. Saludos. estoy escribiendole hoy 9 de octubre/12. Mi pregunta esl, como es que los hogares AMSCA en puerto Rico para personas con problemas mentales no locos, aparentemente no hay vigilancia. Mi sobrino esta en el hogar santita en zona industrial de san Lorenzo,pr. y se ha fugado 4 veces. segun mi hermana ella paga como madre del muchacho,el ssocial q el recibe, mas 222.00 q servicios sociales cupanes,le paga ,mas 200,oo mi sobrina y la suma total a pagar es 800.00, y mi hermana la madre completa el restante. me gustaria verificara este hogar en san lorenzo. No se mi hermana dice q es privado pero por que hay em este hogar 32 pacientes POR AMSCA. Mi sobrino indica q los servicios noson los mejores, cierran la llave de paso despues que se banan en la manana,. le restringen la comida y el jugo y la higiene no es la mejor,durante el dia los banos no los pueden bajar y todos esos desperdicios y ese mal olor ahi. No entiendo Hon.Gobernador como hay tanto desperdicio de diniero y presupuesto en otras cosas innecesarias y tomamos por fin el control de AMSCA , y todos los demas servicios de salud. Yo veo las campanas politicas, usted quiere renombrar como gob., y todos los politicos buscando puestos, pero q pasa con la gente humilde y pobre de este pais. Yo misma tengo medicare advantage y ya desde octubre no m cubrieron los medicamentos. Que Pasa. si tento medicaid mas medicare y no m pagaan la farmacia. Mire con todo respeto la salud y la educacion y el Programa APS, AMMSCA en puerto rico no son una solucion para nada. Por ahora opino q si es l q tenemos vamos a dar buenos servicios. Y ademas pernsar y llevarlo a cabo como vamos a rehabilitar los jovevenes con problemas mentales y adictos desde la raiz del problema, el hogar q las madres no tengan q estar a;os rogando y casi arrodillandose, suplicando por un sservicio. Por favor eso dice mucho de Usted como Gob. y los Gobernadores anteriores. Vamos de una vez a luchar por puerto Rico, verdaderamente con brios, y con verguenza y honestidad. Mire una va a emergencia en Cidra y le ponen 2 inyecciones a todo el mundo. la misma, q pasa con la reforma de salud, q pasa con medicare advantage. Da verguenza q un pais q quiere y q ser estado y si ni siguiera ha resuelto los pormenores mas leves en la isla, quiera llegar mas alla. Un estado es algo grande un cambio, y adaptacion de loscciudadanos increible. No tenemos servicios ahora, y en lo q integran todo lo q conlleva ser estado entonces nos moriremos. Reaciionen los politicos en este pais, Puerto Rico merecemos mucho mas que lo que sobra. gracias. 9 de octubre de 2012

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By: Howtrue http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-898 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 12:50:14 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-898 The Governor on where they’ve come from and where they’re going:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FnFmngIS QA&feature=youtu.be

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By: Howtrue http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-897 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 12:48:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-897 The Governor on where they’ve come from and where they’re going:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FnFmngIS QA&feature=youtu.be

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By: itorres008 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-895 Sun, 08 Apr 2012 02:14:57 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-895 Hello Cate,

Thanks for following up on the issues here in PR.

I’m personally not aligned with Fortuño’s Republican economic ideals, but I’m trying to be fair here. You mentioned that Fortuño and his cronies were attacking you and provide a link to an article. You may have more evidence for saying this, than what we know, but I fail to see where in that article you are being called names. Sure, they say you supposedly have an agenda to criticize Fortuño’s decisions and government, but I see nothing that would be that offensive. It’s in Spanish so I don’t know if you read or had someone translate accurately.

Additionally, you must know that anyone can write and post on a website and that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s been done in coordination with Fortuño or his campaign. Do you have some evidence of Fortuño or someone close to his political campaign referring to you inappropriately? I’d be good to know what prompted you to write an open letter to the Governor.

You should know that politics here in PR usually leads to heated discussion, and most of the time it’s driven by fanaticism rather than by careful consideration of facts. Some of the posts you see here are, as you may have seen, an example of that and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Well, keep up the good work.

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By: jd2s http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-888 Sat, 31 Mar 2012 02:20:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-888 Traducelo al español si quieres que tus comentarios lleguen donde tu deseas no pensamos abandonar nuestro idioma el español

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By: theuglytruth http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-878 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 18:56:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-878 I honestly think you should quit taking money from lobbyists from the Popular Democratic Party in Puerto Rico. Your column is so bias that even when you recognize the actions taken by Luis Fortuño’s administration to righten the mess left by previous administrations you do so “con las muelas de atras”, or against your will. I encourage you to use your new found fame to advocate for the rights of all the american citizens living in Puerto Rico to finally determine that we no longer want to be the oldest colony in the world because in our case it’s not “the economy stupid” it’s our political status that no longer provide for growth. Next time, please get your facts straight.

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By: asiris http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-877 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:11:57 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-877 It is a shame .. in what has become my country. It remains to echo the words of Ms. Long if you are Puerto Rican knows that the crisis is growing .. Where the government instead of helping their citizens to put greater burdens on their shoulders than they can carry .. more taxes, fewer benefits, fewer jobs ..
Has increased costs of basic services, food, electricity, water, gasoline but unfortunately the salaries are equal and not see another boost for a long time as well .. we say in my Puerto Rico: undressing a saint to dress another ..
and the government taking its toll on its citizens for their mismanagement ..

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By: ezeflyer http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-871 Sat, 17 Mar 2012 19:10:42 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-871 Puerto Ricos problems won’t be solved by tweeking the economy and calling for more unsustainable growth. This applies particularly to an overpopulated island with diminishing natural resources and a public increasingly dependent on handouts. Until the roots of the problems that affect so many countries, overpopulation and extreme wealth and power concentration, governmental fixes will amount to sticking bandaids on hemorrhaging wounds.

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By: bfranco http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-863 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 04:20:59 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-863 Great article and welcome to the world of Puertorican politics. The other secret that the Governor has kept from you and the bond markets is that he has substituted does layoffs with private contracts . The savings are Enron type accounting gimmicks. Also, technically the government is broke and broken. They have had several asset sales in the past. Most recently several toll roads and in the past the PR Telephone Co. Both of these assets were revenue producing businesses. The funds from the telephone sales are long gone and am sure the Toll Road deal is soon to be swallowed by the deficits or are collateral for bonds. I anticipate thatbthe next asset sale will be the Electric Co. If that happens then the island will be in a world of hurt. There are a lot of government agencies and municipal governments that have unpaid electric bills and that wouldn’t happen under a private electric company.

I truly think the commentators in Reuters and the other sources that you mentioned do not comprehend what you mean about the banks being in the front of the line. The owners of the bonds are lien holders of the island’s future revenue. If revenues do not increase, they will take it out of the operational budget and require sharper cuts in government expenditures. The real pain for Greece has been the large cutbacks in government spending (retirement benefits and jobs) and that is due to the debt repayment requirements from the ECB. Now that is in PR’s near future.

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By: cuco http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2012/03/13/an-open-letter-to-puerto-rican-governor-fortuno/comment-page-2/#comment-862 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 03:15:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=8296#comment-862 Thanks Ms Long for the information.But i wondering after 100+ years puertorican being a colony of US and treat our country like a hungry indians with no knowledge and no future. Let Puerto Rico go. They don’t need you, they don’t asking for your help. Is time to let them know, Politicians in the United States Congress, Puerto Rico doesn’t need United States to survive. It’s time to let them go and focus effort to help the people living in the states. They don’t want United States in Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rico Commonwealth need to finish,this status doesn’t help, more than 30% of people live from wealfare and goverment help, you don’t built a country like that…….it’s time Puertorican people take a new horizon like a Nation. They just only need want sesion in the US Congress to change the Law about Puerto Rico because,this Puerto Rico in the US Congress a Law can derogate in one session of the US Congress. IF you really worry about Puertorican people, HELP THEM FINISH THE COLONIAL STATUS………………THANK’S

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